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Oxford drollery

Hicks, William

Oxford drollery

being new poems and songs

by Hicks, William

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Published by Printed for J.C. and are to be sold by Thomas Palmer ... in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English wit and humor,
  • Humorous songs -- Texts

  • Edition Notes

    Statementthe first part composed by W.H. ; the second and third parts being, upon several occasions, made by the most eminent and ingenious wits of the said university, and collected by the same author
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 278:18
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[4], 172 p
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15039817M

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